Two 'militants' killed near Pak-Afghan border

ANI | Updated: Oct 29, 2017 16:31 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 29 (ANI): At least two suspected militants have been killed in a clash with a pro-government tribal militia, near the Pak-Afghan border in Khyber Agency on Sunday.

Dawn quoted security sources as saying that the clash began after the 'militants' attacked a militia post in the Zakhakhel area in tehsil Ladi Kotal with heavy arms.

According to the sources, two militants were killed in retaliatory firing whereas no members of the Aman Lashkar were harmed in the attack.

Meanwhile, some of the attackers fled to Afghanistan.

Security personnel remain vulnerable to attacks by militants in areas near the Pak-Afghan border.(ANI)